Speech & Debate Events

For a detail list of Speech & Debate categories, events, descriptions and forms, visit the Stoa website at the following links.

Speech Events:   

Debate Events

Books & Websites

The following lists of publishers and books are provided as a convenience for the Stoa Arizona families. Mars Hill Speech and Debate Club does not endorse, nor is it responsible for the content of the following resources.

Publishers who sell books and “sourcebooks” about speech and debate:

Starting a Speech and Debate Club

  • It Takes a Parent: A Teaching Guide for the First Time Parent/Coach by Diana Stollar
  • Coaching Policy Debate: Transitioning from a Debate Class to a Debate Club, by Terry, DEarnne, and Ryan Stollar

Team Policy Debate

Lincoln Douglas Debate

  • Lincoln Douglas Value Debate Curriculum, by Rachel Welch and Brittany McGehee  
  • Keys to Lincoln-Douglas Debate by Travis Herche  

Parli Debate

  • Art, Argument and Advocacy: Mastering Parlimentary Debate, by Shuster, Kate and Meany, John www.amazon.com

Speech Events

  • The Art of Apologetics – by Karen Kovaka  
  • The Art of Interpretation – by Nick Ellege
  • The Art of Platform Speaking – by Michele Hop
  • As I was Saying, by Thane Rehn – A Guide to the World of Competitive Speech  www.amazon.com
  • Split Second Thinking, by Zac Floweree http://splitsecondthinking.com/  (impromptu)
  • The Extemporaneous Handbook, by Anna Crowson    www.amazon.com
  • Keys to Interp by Travis Herche